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. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> with temperatures in washington hovering in the 20s, what may be the last surviving housefly of the winter season was hovering in the white house today, and had an encounter with the president during a press event. >> that's why today i am nominating mary jo white to lead the security and exchange commission, and richard cordray to continue leading the consumer financial protection bureau. this guy is bothering me here. >> the incident left us with this unfortunate still photo of the president. and while we presume secret service wrestled the offender to the ground, the president has a history with flies, famously dispatching one during an interview with our own john harwood. >>> the roar that could be heard for miles today around huntsville, alabama was the test-firing of a vintage rocket
of this year, women in the u.s. armed forces may begin serving in environments like this. [ gunfire ] >> we're taking heavy fire from -- [ gunfire ] >> that video, kunar province in afghanistan in '09 was actually shot by richard engel and his team. perhaps you heard his voice there. it shows infantry combat and this will be a sea change in the u.s. military policy. we should quickly add, it's a change many women in the u.s. military have been waiting for for many years. our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski on duty from there tonight. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. tomorrow, defense secretary leon panetta will announce that he's lifting the ban that prevents female soldiers and marines from serving in direct combat ground combat roles. according to one senior defense official, this clears the way now for women to become combat infantry. for the past ten years, u.s. military women have served at the front lines in both iraq and afghanistan. but never allowed in direct ground combat roles. lifting the 20-year ban against women in combat will ultimately put them d
. and can be transmitted easily to anybody. so it's a small environment with lots of people, and it can get transmitted very quickly. >> reporter: unlike influenza, there is no vaccine, so the best way to get rid of it, disinfecting surfaces with bleach and keeping hands clean. meanwhile, influenza continues to hit people from coast to coast. at the medical center in new york, the staff is working overtime to keep up with flu cases. >> our emergency room has been packed. we are stretched right now. 25% of our daily visits are flu patients. >> reporter: it's a snapshot of what's happening in emergency departments and doctors' offices across the country. flu is in the headlines a lot these days. it started with local outbreaks in october and then became widespread throughout the u.s. and today the centers for disease control is reporting 37 children have died from the flu this season. young children and the elderly are most vulnerable. in duncan, oklahoma, this elementary school is closed until at least monday. more than 10% of the students are out sick. so staff is spending the day cleaning
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